Above Normal Hurricane Season and Lab-Grown Meat Opposition

Above Normal Hurricane Season and Lab-Grown Meat Opposition

Bob Larson
Bob Larson
From the Ag Information Network, this is your Agribusiness Update.

**Forecasters at the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration’s Climate Prediction Center are expecting an above-normal hurricane season that runs through November.

www.morningagclips.com reports NOAA is predicting an 85% chance of an above-normal season with a range of 17 to 25 total named storms, with 8 to 13 of them predicted to become hurricanes and up to seven major hurricanes.

Florida Farm Bureau encourages Floridians to take all the necessary precautions.



**The Center for the Environment and Welfare released new polling that finds a majority of Republicans, Democrats, AND Independents support legislation mandating "lab-grown meat" labeling and other restrictions.

62% Republicans, 55% Independents, 56% Democrats support

legislation to restrict the sale of lab-grown meat.

63% overall oppose lab-grown meat in school lunch programs.

Florida and Alabama have already banned the sale and manufacturing of the product.

**John Deere, the world’s top seller of farm machinery, will cut an unknown number of employees from its global production and salaried workforce.

That’s according to a letter sent to employees that was seen by Bloomberg.

Farm Policy News from the University of Illinois says the company faces rising operational costs and dropping demand.

The announced layoffs will add to the more than 650 employees already scheduled for layoffs at Deere.

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